Congenital amputation - forearm

Case contributed by Dr Dinesh Brand


From clinic for review.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Female

Amputation of the left wrist and hand noted. There is evidence of moderate varus deformity at the elbow. There is bowing of the mid shaft of the left radius. No acute or healing fracture is identified.

Case Discussion

Amniotic band syndrome is consider one of the most common causes of congenital limb amputation 1.

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Case information

rID: 66058
Published: 6th Feb 2019
Last edited: 2nd Mar 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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